عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Objective: Since attention of the elderly is progressing rapidly in developing
countries in recent years, special attention to wisdom as an effective ability is
necessary. The relationships between wisdom and mental health in Iranian
elderly were examined in this study.
Method: In a descriptive-analytic study, 114 older adults (61 males and 53 females)
were selected by available sampling method and completed the Three-
Dimensional Wisdom Scale(3D-WS) and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ).
Data was analyzed through descriptive statistics, correlation coefficients and
Findings: Results confirmed significant relationship between components of wisdom
and mental health in sample group.
Conclusions: Results indicate that Wisdom is a reliable predictor for mental health
in elderly population. Among the three wisdom dimensions (cognitive
dimension, Reflective dimension , affective dimension) were predictors of